Fujitsu Computer Systems has unveiled a new ultramobile PC for the U.S. market, shortly after releasing the product in Japan. The 3.5-pound LifeBook T2010 converts into a tablet through a 180-degree pivoting screen.
According to research firm IDC, consumers are replacing older models of digital cameras and thereby doubling the expected demand. Global camera shipments are on pace to increase 15% this year. The average prices for digital cameras are expected to fall in the U.S. about 13% in 2007, with demand to remain strong during the holiday shopping season.
Since the iPhone's July launch, games have been available on the handheld device, but industry buzz indicates Apple will likely expand the gaming available with the iPhone. The move is expected to put it in competition with Nintendo DS and Sony PSP for casual gamers.
A new market study predicts that LCD televisions will occupy 75% of the worldwide TV market by 2011. The report, issued by In-Stat, also predicts that plasma technology will decrease to less than 15% of global market shares, as U.S. consumers are showing less interest in the high-definition technology.
Disney officials have announced the release of the company's first-ever LCD television. The TVs will be sold at Wal-Mart, Toys "R" Us, Best Buy and DisneyShopping.com and carry themes from many of Disney's popular shows including "Disney Princess," "Pirates of the Caribbean" and Disney Channel's "High School Musical."